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Online daters aim ‘out of their league’, says study


People have probably been pining for unattainable love interests since the dawn of time. — AFP

People have probably been pining for unattainable love interests since the dawn of time. — AFP

Most people who use online dating websites seek partners who are out of their league, said a study based on heterosexuals in four big US cities.”Both men and women pursued partners about 25% more‘desirable’ than themselves,” said the report in the journal Science Advances.

Hardly anyone reached out to people who ranked significantly lower than themselves.

Science Technology , Online dating

   

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